Bull elk on Elk Mountain near Newcastle, Wyoming. Photo by Nate West. Oil rig in Wyoming. Wild horse near Rock Springs, Wyoming. Coal mining operations in the Powder River Basin of northeastern Wyoming. Pronghorn in Wyoming.
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BLM employee Michael Lucero gets prepped for a blood donation. 

Protecting land and lives:
BLM hosts blood drives throughout Wyoming

By Kristen Lenhardt

After a life-threatening bout with bleeding stomach ulcers in 2001, former BLM Assistant Field Manager in Pinedale, Wyo., Kathy Gunderman, was saved by blood transfusions.   [more...]

BLM Wyoming's General Land Office at Cheyenne Frontier Days. 

BLM Revisits the Old West at Cheyenne Frontier Days:
Employees connect with public to highlight the purpose of multiple land use
By Kristen Lenhardt

Taking a stroll down Wild Horse Gulch at Cheyenne Frontier Days is like taking a step back in time to the days of the old west...At the end of the row, a white building displaying a large sign spelling out, “Land Office,” attracts tourists from around the world desiring a small taste of how the west was won.    [more...]

Fishing Day. 

Cheyenne Annual Fishing Day Remains Successful Though Fish Weren’t Biting
By Andrea Pettay

Kids fished undeterred at Cheyenne’s annual Fishing Day although unfavorable weather in the preceding days seemed to keep the fish from biting.    [more...


Park School students learn to use a tree spade. 

Park School Helps BLM Plant Trees on Casper Mountain:
Project will help prevent erosion in area burned by Jackson Canyon Fire
By Lesley Collins & Cindy Allen, BLM Casper Field Office

On a sunny day in May, Park School first and second graders marched up Casper Mountain ready to dig and plant trees.     [more...]  

Pony Express re-rider at the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center. 

Trails Center hosts annual Pony Express Re-Ride:
Facility offers free admission part of the day

By Lesley Collins

The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center (NHTIC) served as a rider and mail exchange site during the National Pony Express Association’s annual re-ride through Casper, Wyo. on Tuesday, June 24, 2008.    [more...

BLM employee Tom Bills. 

BLM Employee Tom Bills Earns National Award
By Lesley Collins, BLM Casper Field Office

On June 6, 2007, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) employee Tom Bills was honored with the Prairie Partners Award at the National Grasslands Managers Award Banquet in Fargo, ND.   [more...


BLM Rawlins fire crew member inspects damaged fire truck. 

Rawlins Field Office First-year Seasonal Provides Safe Driving Example
By Bruce Collins, BLM Rawlins Field Office

Want to know the pluses of safe driving? Ask Christopher Steinhoff, Rawlins Field Office (RFO) range aid/tech.(fire) – engines, the advantage of having both eyes on the road, both hands on the wheel, and driving the posted speed when a front tire on a 32-thousand pound type IV fire engine suddenly explodes.    [more...